• Study with us

    Our research development opportunities include a variety of secondmentsclinical academic fellowships and visiting fellowships. To discuss these options please see relevant research staff .

    We also offer a wide range of higher degrees including:

    Advertised research opportunities

    Three-year full-time studentship for September 2019 start »

    Doctoral programmes

    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences MPhil/PhD Programme

    A research degree allows you to develop your skills and contribute to internationally recognised research supported by skilled staff and a vibrant, cross-discipline research student community. The Faculty offers high quality training and research facilities that can be accessed by both part-time and full-time students, and all research students become part of the University's Graduate College, which runs a comprehensive programme of training sessions and workshops to give you the opportunity to acquire both research and transferable skills to advance your career. We complement this with research methodology courses, seminars featuring eminent academics, and the opportunity to present work at the Annual Faculty Research Student Symposium.

    For all enquiries relating to research degrees, please contact:

    Research Administrator 
    +44(0)1865 482904 

    Professional Doctorate in Nursing

    The Professional Doctorate in Nursing (DNurs) is a part-time doctoral programme which is aimed at nurses who wish to remain in practice, develop research skills and knowledge with a peer group and experience our world class research institute OxINMAHR. The programme is focused for nurses who want to develop their knowledge and skills in research to enable them to become independent nurse researchers. The programme will enable nurses to develop research and leadership in practice through the application of higher level critical thinking knowledge and skills. 

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    Intaleca PhD studentship scheme

    INTALECA represents an aspirational new approach to identifying and developing outstanding talent in nursing and allied health. The scheme takes a proactive stance in seeking out nursing and AHP students demonstrating high academic potential very early in their studies, with the aim of producing a class of doctorally-qualified graduates within 5-6 years of initial registration as health professionals.

    INTALECA is proudly supported by Health Education England Thames Valley and OxINMAHR.

    Students invited to join the program will enter into an exciting clinical academic pathway and will be supported to obtain the required leadership and research skills. They will gain primary research experience, and will be involved in the valuable establishment of peer-reviewed publications and leadership portfolios throughout the duration of their programme.